Letter to Editor


Department of Community Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India

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Letter to Editor
How to cite this article: Basu S. A comment on medication adherence
in geriatric patients: A reply to Abarazi et al. (2017). J Edu Health
Promot 2018;7:108.
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